Ampang (federal constituency)

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Ampang
Selangor constituency
Federal constituency
Legislature Dewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Zuraida Kamaruddin
PH
Constituency created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2018

Ampang is a federal constituency in Selangor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

The federal constituency was created in the 2003 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Enggang Utara, Enggang Selatan, Taman Dato' Ahmad Razali, Bukit Antarabangsa, Ukay Height, Ampang Jaya, Taman Perwira, Kampung Baharu Ampang 1, Ampang Hilir, Kampung Melayu Ampang, Pekan Ampang, Kampung Baharu Ampang 2, Kampung Sri Tanjung, Taman Tun Abdul Razak, Lembah Jaya Utara, Taman Kosas, Taman Bukit Indah, Seri Watan, Seri Ampang, Bukit Ampang, Tasik Permai, Tasik Tambahan Utara, Ampang Campuran Jalan Ikan Emas, Kampung Baharu Ampang Kedua, Kampung Baharu Ampang Pertama, Lembah Jaya Selatan, Kampung Tengah Lembah Jaya, Taman Ampang Indah, Taman Rasmi Jaya, Tasik Tambahan Selatan, Kampung Ampang Indah, Taman Mulia Jaya, Ampang Campuran Jalan Ikan Jelawat, Bandar Baru Ampang.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Enggang Utara, Enggang Selatan, Taman Dato' Ahmad Razali, Bukit Antarabangsa, Ukay Height, Ampang Jaya, Taman Perwira, Kampung Baharu Ampang 1, Ampang Hilir, Kampung Melayu Ampang, Pekan Ampang, Kampung Baharu Ampang 2, Kampung Sri Tanjung, Pinggiran Ukay, Desa Nirwana, Taman Tun Abdul Razak, Lembah Jaya Utara, Taman Kosas, Bukit Indah Jalan 1 & 2, Seri Watan, Seri Ampang, Bukit Ampang, Tasik Permai, Tasik Tambahan Utara, Ampang Campuran Jalan Ikan Emas, Kampung Baharu Ampang Kedua, Kampung Baharu Ampang Pertama, Lembah Jaya Selatan, Kampung Tengah Lembah Jaya, Taman Ampang Indah, Taman Rasmi Jaya, Tasik Tambahan Selatan, Kampung Ampang Indah, Taman Mulia Jaya, Ampang Campuran Jalan Ikan Jelawat, Bandar Baru Ampang, Bukit Indah Jalan 3.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Ampang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Ampang Jaya
11th 2004-2008 Rozaidah Talib BN
12th 2008-2013 Zuraida Kamaruddin PKR
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Zuraida Kamaruddin 54,307 70.94
BN Leong Kim Soon 12,351 16.13
PAS Nurul Islam Mohamed Yusoff 9,598 12.54
PRM Tan Hua Meng 294 0.38
Total valid votes 76,550 100.00
Total rejected ballots 608
Unreturned ballots 381
Turnout 77,539 84.52
Registered electors 91,737
Majority 41,956 54.81
PH gain from PKR Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Selangor [P.U. (B) 239/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.

"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes, Parliamentary Constituencies for the State of Selangor [P.U. (B) 313/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Zuraida Kamaruddin 41,969 59.40 + 5.75
BN Rozaidah Talib 28,691 40.60 - 5.75
Total valid votes 70,660 100.00
Total rejected ballots 738
Unreturned ballots 176
Turnout 71,574 86.09
Registered electors 83,135
Majority 13,278 18.80
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Zuraida Kamaruddin 26,995 53.65 + 24.78
BN Azman Wahid 23,319 46.35 - 24.78
Total valid votes 50,314 100.00
Total rejected ballots 636
Unreturned ballots 147
Turnout 51,097 73.91
Registered electors 69,132
Majority 3,676 7.30
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rozaidah Talib 33,214 71.13
KEADILAN Xavier Jayakumar Arulanandam 13,482 28.87
Total valid votes 46,696 100.00
Total rejected ballots 710
Unreturned ballots 73
Turnout 47,479 71.26
Registered electors 66,627
Majority 19,732 42.26
This was a new constituency created out of Ampang Jaya which went to BN in the previous election.

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